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Dr Jonathan Cooper BSc PhD FRGS

Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Technology and Geography

Dr Cooper holds a BSc in Sustainable Development from the University of St Andrews and a PhD from the University of Central Lancashire. He acts as departmental lead for masters research projects and is a member of the Urban Farming Group. He sits on the Royal Geographical Society’s Midlands Committee and is responsible for organising a series of events open to members and the general public. Jonathan welcomes contact from prospective postgraduate research students interested in developing proposals related to his interests.

Research Interests

  • Agricultural Innovation
  • Climate Change Policy
  • Energy Policy
  • Geographies of Energy
  • Land Management
  • Low Carbon Transition
  • On-Farm Energy
  • Rural Development
  • Rural Sociology
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Sustainability Indicators
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban Agriculture
  • Waste Management and Resource Efficiency

Undergraduate Teaching

  • Introduction to Geomorphology (C4005)
  • Practical Geography Skills 1 (C4008)
  • Contemporary Countryside and Environmental Issues (C4012)
  • Wastes, Manures and Renewables (C5007)
  • Social Geography and Sustainable Development (C5017)
  • Practical Geography Skills 2 (C5020)
  • Research Methods for Environmental Scientists (C5010)
  • Sustainable Energy and the Rural Estate (C6007)

Postgraduate Teaching

  • Sustainable Farming Systems (C7060)
  • Sustainable Energy within the Countryside (C7072)

Resarch Supervison

  • MSc thesis: The role of land agents in advocating renewable energy and its benefits to landowners
  • MSc thesis: Organic farming in Shropshire: barriers, perceptions and motivations
  • MSc thesis: Renewable energy schemes on agricultural land: case study research from North Nottinghamshire
  • Possible PhD projects: https://www.harper-adams.ac.uk/research/phd-projects.cfm

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Academic Department: Crop and Environment Sciences

Tel: 01952 815387

Office: G11 Jubilee Adams, Tudor Lodge and NW Building

Research profile: ORCID

Additional Information
  • External examiner, School of Energy, Construction and Environment, Coventry University, 2017-2021
  • Visiting professor, Agricultural Faculty, Dalhousie University, 2016
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